Calendar of Events

Mellon Forum // Against the Rule of Property: Violence, Land Reclamation, and Decolonization

Betts Auditorium and Zoom Princeton

This talk considers the significance of revolutionary land reform to the decolonization of world order. It does so by examining the implications of two distinct anti-colonial land reform trajectories: an armed peasant-led path (in China) and a “non-violent” bourgeois/landlord-led path (in India). Historically, the armed peasant-led revolutionary path advanced, insofar as it fundamentally overturned the […]

Dhwani and the Art of Non-Binary Translation

144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Daisy Rockwell will explore the notion of translation as occupying a space on a continuum between two languages, rather than a transfer between language A and language B. The art of translating South Asian literature into English with an emphasis on the role of English in South Asia over time will be discussed. Rockwell will […]

Hergé et l’art de la bande dessinée

010 East Pyne

A talk with writer, Benoît Peeters. Benoît Peeters is a writer and scriptwriter acclaimed internationally for his work on Hergé, the father of the legendary Franco-Belgian graphic novel series Tintin. A professor at the Collège de France in Paris where he taught the poetics of graphic novels, he is the author of Tintin and the […]

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